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H.M.S. BERMUDA

HMS Bermuda was built at Clydebank by John Brown Ship Builders, laid down on the 30th November 1939 and launched 11th September 1941 and completed on the 21st august 1942. HMS Bermuda joined the Home Fleet once completed and stayed there until 1945 when she went to the Pacific. She continued in service well after the war and was finally scrapped at Briton ferry in August 1965.

Class cruiser: Displacement: 8,000 tons. Speed: 33kts Complement: 730. Armament: Twelve 6 inch guns in threes. Eight 4 inch anti-aircraft guns in pairs and nine 2pdr anti-aircraft guns in pairs (one single) as well as eight 0.5 inch machine guns in pairs. Six 21 inch torpedo tubes in threes and 3 aircraft.

Last updated 15 August, 2008

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